Board 3.0 - Changes and Suggestions

Bill Lehecka

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Due to the server move this weekend and the subsequent old board issues, we've upgraded to a new version of board software.  This means that some of the old things we were used to on the old board are no longer here.  While I am working on restoring as much functionality as possible, please list items at the bottom of this note for me to look at and address.  Your patience here as I work on upgrading would be greatly appreciated.

Some items already brought up/addressed:

-Board Color - I would LOVE to get themes back.  Give me time on this one.
-Going to the next page puts you at the bottom of the page - Need to fix, not sure how to yet.
 
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:icon_andy:  's face back on the top.  Can't have a message board without a creepy Andy at the top.
 

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Bill Lehecka said:
Due to the server move this weekend and the subsequent old board issues, we've upgraded to a new version of board software.  This means that some of the old things we were used to on the old board are no longer here.  While I am working on restoring as much functionality as possible, please list items at the bottom of this note for me to look at and address.  Your patience here as I work on upgrading would be greatly appreciated.

Some items already brought up/addressed:

-Board Color - I would LOVE to get themes back.  Give me time on this one.
-Going to the next page puts you at the bottom of the page - Need to fix, not sure how to yet.
quote takes me to new page instead of putting text in the quick reply window
 

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SharkFanMI said:
My ignore list didn't carry over
Go into your profile, Click Forum Profile, Roll Over Modify Profile, go to Buddies/Ignore List.  You'll have to re-edit your Buddies/Ignore list since it's a new system.
 
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Bill Lehecka said:
Go into your profile, Click Forum Profile, Roll Over Modify Profile, go to Buddies/Ignore List.  You'll have to re-edit your Buddies/Ignore list since it's a new system.
But my buddies did carry over. Strange...

 

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Not that I used either of these (since the theme I was using didn't have them...), but I see there's no ShoutBox and no link to the picture gallery.
 

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EstherB said:
Not that I used either of these (since the theme I was using didn't have them...), but I see there's no ShoutBox and no link to the picture gallery.
-I'm going to retire the ShoutBox.

-Working on uploading a new picture gallery, as it's incompatible with this new board version.
 

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OK, Gallery is back.

Also, I removed the Fancy Quick Reply for a simpler version.  This allows the quote to go down to the Quick Reply in IE (Wasn't working in Chrome). If you want to add code, click on "Preview" and you can use the WYSIWYG editor to add fun Bulletin Board Code you may not know.
 

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OK, when you page through a site, it now goes to the top.  My guess is that the Fancy Quick Reply area was forcing you to focus on it. 

All fixed.
 

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stevis said:
Could you maybe make it not crash during :icon_dap: time?
Was on the horn during that time.

I uninstalled Site Statistics (Which I was running here) and decided to go with Google Analytics (Not run on this server). This will free up DB load times and hopefully not cause it to crash.  If it happens again, I'll discuss.
 

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It looks like the Spoiler/NSFW button is missing.  How am I supposed to post this picture of Tony in a Playboy Bunny outfit if there is no NSFW button? 
 

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Kuke Reynoso said:
It looks like the Spoiler/NSFW button is missing.  How am I supposed to post this picture of Tony in a Playboy Bunny outfit if there is no NSFW button? 
Look again...

It's two tickets to that thing you like...
 

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Quoting a post seems to go into Quick Reply.... which is fine, but QR does not have all the neato thingamajobbies available to use in your post.
 

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Tsunami said:
Quoting a post seems to go into Quick Reply.... which is fine, but QR does not have all the neato thingamajobbies available to use in your post.
Yes.  Unfortunately, that fancy quick reply was becoming the center of attention, which caused paging through a topic to be a pain in the ass (ie focus on the bottom instead of the top of the page)...

To get all fancy after you type, click on "Preview" and then you get the full WYSIWYG editor.

Removing the WYSIWYG editor from the quick reply should make pageloads a bit quicker, too.
 
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